Product Name: Mangosteen Fruit Extract Powder
Botanical Name: Garcinia mangostana. L.
Part Used: Fruit
Extract Ratio 4:1 to 20:1
Active Ingredient: Mangostin (gamma)
CAS No.: 31271-07-5
Molecular formula : C23H24O6
Mangosteen, known as the Queen of Fruits, is a tasty fruit native to Southeast Asia. Having similar size as tangerine, the ripe mangosteen has a smooth, dark purple rind holding snow-white fruits inside. Mangosteen rind was found to have strong antioxidant activity, due to the presence of high content of prenylated xanthone derivatives.
1. Mangostin is a kind of xanthones able to scavenge free radicals, a high ranker on the ORAC antioxidant scale. Remarkable antioxidant activity superior than Vitamins and abilities of anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor, anti-malaria and phytoestrogen effect and antimicrobial activity against fungi or bacteria.
2. Mangostin is used to treat skin infections, wounds,and diarrhea. Alpha-mangostin, a xanthone, inhibited growth of human leukemia HL60 cells, reduced the synthesis of prostaglandins, and prevented oxidative damage of LDL in vitro.
3. There is also preliminary evidence that alpha- and gamma-mangostins act as histamine and serotonin receptor blockers, and also inhibit HIV-1 protease. Garcinone E, another xanthone, exerts cytotoxic effects against human hepatocellular carcinoma cells. Extract from the pericarp of mangosteen has antiproliferative, antioxidative, and apoptotic effects against human breast cancer